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Internet providers in Mount Rainier, MD

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Mount Rainier, MD internet providers

Provider
Verizon - -Fiber-optic73%
Verizon - -DSL90%
Xfinity $20.00 25 - 400 MbpsCable100%
HughesNet $49.99 25 - 25 MbpsSatellite100%
Viasat $50.00 12 - 12 MbpsSatellite100%
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Mount Rainier internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Mount Rainier is comparable to the rest of Maryland - 97%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Mount Rainier area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Mount Rainier residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 90% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 73% of those living in Mount Rainier.

There are four internet providers serving the Mount Rainier area, and 96.38% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Mount Rainier's four internet providers, prices start at $20 and available download speeds reach up to 940 Mbps.

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Average internet speeds in Mount Rainier

ProviderDownload speedUpload speedInternet type
Xfinity 58 Mbps 42 Mbps Cable
Verizon 52 Mbps 45 Mbps Fiber-optic

Top high-speed internet providers in Mount Rainier

The largest internet providers in Mount Rainier are Xfinity, HughesNet, and Viasat bringing cable and satellite options to Mount Rainier.

Cable internet from Xfinity is available to nearly all Mount Rainier residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of satellite from HughesNet, which covers 100% of the area. Mount Rainier’s third most-available internet provider, Viasat, offers satellite to around 100% of Mount Rainier residents.

Xfinity cable internet

Provider
Xfinity
Starting price*
$20/mo.
Max download speed

400 Mbps

Max upload speed

10 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Xfinity offers broadband to all households in Mount Rainier covering 100% of the area.

Xfinity’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Mount Rainier residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Xfinity start at $20/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Mount Rainier, $40.00.

Xfinity customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.80 per Mbps, lower than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mount Rainier, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Xfinity offers download speeds up to 400 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps in Mount Rainier. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Mount Rainier's providers, 146 Mbps.

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HughesNet satellite internet

Provider
HughesNet
Starting price*
$49.99/mo.
Max download speed

25 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from HughesNet offers broadband to all households in Mount Rainier covering 100% of the area.

HughesNet satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Mount Rainier where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for HughesNet start at $49.99/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Mount Rainier, $40.00.

HughesNet customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 25 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mount Rainier, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, HughesNet offers download speeds up to 25 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Mount Rainier. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mount Rainier's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Viasat satellite internet

Provider
Viasat
Starting price*
$50/mo.
Max download speed

12 Mbps

Max upload speed

3 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Satellite from Viasat offers broadband to all households in Mount Rainier covering 100% of the area.

Viasat satellite internet offers reliable connection in areas of Mount Rainier where other internet types may not be available, but service is likely to come with low monthly data allowances and high latency, making streaming binges and real-time online gaming impractical.

Internet prices for Viasat start at $50/mo.*, which is higher than the average starting price for internet in Mount Rainier, $40.00.

Viasat customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 12 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $4.17 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Mount Rainier, $1.90.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Viasat offers download speeds up to 12 Mbps and upload speeds up to 3 Mbps in Mount Rainier. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Mount Rainier's providers, 146 Mbps.

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Internet provider frequently asked questions

Verizon is the fastest internet provider in Mount Rainier with download speeds up to 940 Mbps. These speeds are available to 73% of households in Mount Rainier. The next fastest internet provider in Mount Rainier is Xfinity, offering download speeds up to 400 Mbps to 100% of the area.

Xfinity offers the cheapest internet in Mount Rainier with plans starting at $20/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Mount Rainier, $40.00.

Verizon is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Mount Rainier, covering 73% of the city.

The only broadband internet type that requires a phone line is DSL and dial-up, which use phone lines to deliver service. Other internet types, such as cable, fiber-optic and satellite, require no phone line for broadband service.

Available providers vary by address, but your location is likely serviceable for cable and DSL internet. Fiber internet may also be an internet option, but this technology is typically found in larger cities. Those living in rural areas not serviceable for cable, DSL or fiber internet may find satellite or fixed wireless internet to be their only options.

Upgrading your internet plan or switching to a new provider that offers faster internet service is the best way to get significantly faster speeds, but that will likely also come with a price increase. To get faster internet without changing your plan or provider, upgrade your internet equipment or reduce the number of devices connected to your network.